## Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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# Chapter 5 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About - Page 276: 5

#### Answer

Carnot efficiency is not applicable for fuel cells. As Carnot efficiency limits the heat engine efficiency where heat energy is converted to work energy whereas in fuel cell chemical energy is converted into work.

#### Work Step by Step

Carnot efficiency is not applicable for fuel cells. As Carnot efficiency limits the heat engine efficiency where heat energy is converted to work energy whereas in fuel cell chemical energy is converted into work.

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